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DIY Magnifying Glass

By May 9, 2015December 7th, 2020No Comments

how to make magnifying glass with plastic bottle

Make this DIY magnifying glass with a curved piece of plastic from a soda bottle and a little water. Nothing’s better than using your own magnifying glass to find clues and solve mysteries!

DIY Magnifying glass

Supplies: A two liter soda bottle, scissors and a permanent marker.

how to make a homemade magnifying glass

Step1: Draw a circle on the curved part of the bottle.

cutting out DIY magnifying glass

Step 2: Cut out the circle.

magnifying glass made from plastic bottle

Step 3: Pour a little water into the plastic and hover it over a book or letter. The water plus the curved shape of the plastic make the words bigger. Just be careful not to spill the water onto the book!

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